Elementary Orchestra: MAFS.K12.MP.6.1

Big Idea: Mathematical Practice
  • Understanding: Attend to precision.
    • Benchmark: Attend to precision. Proficient students try to communicate precisely to others. They try to use clear definitions in discussion with others and in their own reasoning. They state the meaning of the symbols they choose.
☆ Categorized as Best Assessed in the Classroom (BAC)

Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate precision in the execution of unison pulse within the ensemble regarding rhythmic accuracy (attack, duration, release), synchronized rhythmic execution and tempo.
    • note/rest values appropriate to course and literature
    • time signatures appropriate to course and literature
  • use domain specific vocabulary to communicate precise ideas and opinions with others.
  • demonstrate precision in execution of pitch accuracy and intonation regarding tonality.
    • using age-appropriate melodic sequences
  • demonstrate precision in the execution of expressive elements regarding the execution of dynamics, articulations, phrasing, and style.
    • expressive markings that relate to musical effect regarding dynamics, tempo, phrasing, musical line, dynamics, style, articulations
    • standard conducting patterns
    • expressive conducting gesture

Students will know:

  • note/rest values appropriate to course and literature
  • time signatures appropriate to course and literature
  • using age-appropriate melodic sequences
  • expressive markings that relate to musical effect regarding dynamics, tempo, phrasing, musical line, dynamics, style, articulations
  • standard conducting patterns
  • expressive conducting gesture